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Clark County Food Bank in the News


Governor Jay Inslee visits the Clark County Food Bank and shows his support for local nonprofits.


Food Bank 2.0: More of everything

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With increased space Clark County Food Bank is now able to accept larger amounts of better food from a variety of sources. Simultaneously, the food bank has also seen an increase in the need of emergency food services. This article discusses some of the successes and challenges that the food bank faces as they work to alleviate hunger and its root causes in Clark County, WA.


 

 


57764.jpgFood Bank finishes first cooking course

Article recaps the conclusion of our first set of Cooking Matters courses held at the food bank. We hope to expand these classes to new locations and introduce the importance of nutrition, shopping on a budget, and preparing fresh meals.


 

 

 

 

Clark County Food Bank hires new development director: Melinda Berg

 

Clark County Food Bank receives $10,000 grant from Bank of America


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Clark County Food Bank unveils business-focused "Hunger Alliance"

Article previewed the debut of the food banks "Hunger Alliance", a group of local businesses and organizations in Clark County who work directly with the food bank to create better employees, better businesses, and a better community. Businesses are invited to partner with the food bank to develop strategic giving strategies and opportunities that promote community engagement.

 

 

52286.jpgThe $4-a-Day Budget: Clark County Food Bank Staff try living on Food Stamps

Article profiles Audrey Williams, our nutrition education coordinator and Americore Volunteer as she, along with her husband, attempt to live off of the SNAP benefits budget of  $4 a day. Along the way  Audrey learns the challenges, troubles, and complications of this type of budget, motivating here to continue nutrition education efforts that help remove people from the emergency food system.

 

 


 

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JUNE

 

  •  Summer Solstice Scavenger Run

What: Fun Run held by Northwest Personal Training

Where: Northwest Personal Training

1011 Broadway, Vancouver, WA 98660

360-574-7292

When: June 23rd, 6pm

Cost: $30 (Adult), $20 (Kids 17 and under)

Register Here

Event Website:

http://www.nwpersonaltraining.com/subs/events/event_details.php?event_id=248


 

JULY

 

  • Big Al's Benefit Concert

What: Concert of country singer and rising star Rachel Farley hosted by Big Al's and 98.7 The Bull to benefit the Clark County Food Bank

Where: Big Al's Vancouver  ilovebigals.com/vancouver

When: July 8th, Monday, 7:00pm

Cost: $10

Tickets: TicketsWest

  • Race Against Hunger

What: 5K Run and 5K Walk

Why:  Benefit run to feed the hungry and help the Clark County Food Bank

Where: Holland America Bulb Farms

  1066 South Pekin Rd, Woodland, WA 98674

When: July 27th, 9:00am

Register:  https://www.signemeup.com/92805

Info:  raceagainsthunger@gmail.com, or www.facebook.com/raceagainsthungerwoodland

Cost: $20